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Table 2 Respondent Data

From: Management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a survey of Army orthopaedic surgeons

  Percentage answered "Yes"
General Characteristics/Questions: Treat without further imaging 82% (51/62)
Operative management 62% (38/62)
Return to running within 4-6 months 71% (44/62)
Chemoprophyalxis while undergoing treatment 40% (24/62)
Respondents who treated with Operative management Post-op cast/splint in plantarflexion 82% (32/38)
Immobilize for <3 weeks 54% (20/38)
Non-weight bearing 0-3 weeks 71% (27/38)
Traditional open repair 60% (23/38)
Chemoprophyalxis while immobilized and non-weight bearing 51% (14/27)
Respondents who treated with Non-operative management Accelerated Rehabilitation protocol 95% (22/24)
Initial immobilization in splint/cast in plantarflexion 71% (17/24)
0-3 weeks of immobilization 46% (11/24)
0-3 weeks of non-weight bearing 62% (15/24)
Chemoprophylaxis while undergoing treatment 25% (6/24)